Isle of Man TT ace Michael Dunlop unveils new Yamaha look for 2021


Michael Dunlop in action in Kirkistown last September.

Michael Dunlop in action in Kirkistown last September.

The 19-time Isle of Man TT winner has unveiled the new livery of the machine backed by Carl Cox Motorsport on social media, which he is set to drive at the Daytona 200 in March.

However, Dunlop’s opportunities to ride the angry Yamaha 600 on the roads this season are limited, with the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and most Irish road races canceled due to the Covid pandemic. 19.

His home event in Armoy remains an option for now, with the popular Irish national meeting at the end of July still set to go, while the Cookstown 100 in September is another possibility, although Dunlop has chosen not to attend. the event last year. , which was the only Irish road race to take place in 2020.

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The 31-year-old played two rounds of the Superstock 1000 National Championship last year on the Suzuki Buildbase and also made a rare short-circuit appearance at Kirkistown in Co Down, where he won both Supersport races.

Ballymoney’s man is signed up for the legendary Daytona 200 in the US, but Dunlop will also be looking for opportunities to get some track time closer to home, increasing the prospect of the third-most successful TT rider. of all time could take shorter. laps of the circuit this year, while the Armoy and Cookstown 100 also remain obvious possibilities.

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